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Puppy Stolen from County Shelter; Staff Asking for Public’s Help
Monterey County Animal Services is asking for the public’s help to find a puppy that was stolen from the county shelter on Hitchcock Road Friday night, September 14th.
Big Safety Testing Failure Rate For California Pot Products – CBS San Francisco
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 20 percent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and technical glitches than protecting consumer safety.
9/14/2018 1:49:02 PM
Illegal Dumping - A Growing Problem We Can Solve
Illegal dumping costs California taxpayers millions of dollars every year . In Monterey County, cleaning up illegally dumped mattresses, televisions, and other household furniture and trash is not only expensive for local governments, it is expensive for private property owners who become victim to illegal dumping; rural land owners, particularly farmers and ranchers, share a high burden of these costs.
9/10/2018 11:25:00 AM
Ag Used Oil and Filter Collection
Monterey County is world famous for the bounty of produce grown here. As a farmer you are a steward of our precious land, tending to the soil and protecting it for an abundant harvest now and into the future. Hazardous wastes, such as used motor oil, pesticides, waste diesel and other chemicals can pollute groundwater and reduce soil fertility. Handling these materials responsibly and safely will keep your land healthy and productive.
Make an appointment to drop off used motor oil and filters at these locations for FREE!
*Generate less than 27 gallons of used motor oil per month. Limit one 55-gallon drum of oil and one 55-gallon drum of filters per drop off.
Drop off locations
- San Benito County Public Works Yard: 3220 Southside Rd. Hollister (831) 636-4110
- Sturdy Oil: 1511 Abbott St. Salinas (831) 422-8801
- San Miguel Canyon Public Works Yard: 1171 San Miguel Canyon Road Royal Oak, 95076 (831) 722-2226
- Agricultural Commissioner: 522 N. 2nd St. King City (831) 385-5266
Oil & Filter Collection Statistics 2013 - 2015
In 2015, a grand total of 8,585 gallons of used oil and 14,250 filters were collected from Agricultural Oil & Filter Collection Centers (Ag Centers) in Monterey County. The table below includes data from the three Agricultural CCC sites serving small farmers in Monterey County, all of which are located within the Salinas Valley Solid Waste Authority (SVSWA) service area.